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Photos: Solemnity of Our Lady of Peñafrancia

A much-awaited fluvial procession was held on September 17, in Naga City, to mark the “Solemnity of Our Lady of Peñafrancia”

Debosyon sa ‘Holy Face of Jesus’ at ‘Nuestra Señora De Peñafrancia,’...

Mahalaga sa paglalakbay bilang isang Simbahang nagkakaisa ang pagbabahagi at pagpapayabong sa biyaya ng pananampalataya, misyon, at debosyon

Photos: ‘Nuestra Señora de Peñafrancia’

The Nuestra Señora de Peñafrancia is believed to be a miraculous image of the Virgin Mary that is venerated in Naga City since 1710.

Photos: Celebrating faith in a southern Philippine town

The sleepy little town of Dapitan in the southern Philippines comes to life every 24th of July to celebrate their faith

Devotion to Our Lady of Caysasay and Ma-Cho

It is common for seafarers to engage in faith-based routines that they hope would offer them some protection from ill-fate

‘Taong Putik’: Filipino farmers express faith the ‘muddy’ way

People wake up before sunrise, cover their bodies with mud from the surrounding rice fields, and their faces with dried leaves

Where have all the ‘Santacruzan’ and ‘Flores de Mayo’ gone?

The Santacruzan now being held as a pageant is an indication of how the Catholic Church has been losing its grip on the faithful

Photos: ‘Via Crucis’

Many towns in the predominantly Catholic Philippines stage various versions of the "Passion and Death of Jesus" on Good Friday

Photos: ‘Penitensya’

Penitents consider these acts to be mortification of the flesh to ask forgiveness for sins, to fulfil a vow, or to express gratitude

Photos: Faithful in Philippines’ Bulacan province ‘arrest’ Jesus

Self-flagellations and crucifixions are some of the popular forms of rituals that Filipino Catholics participate in during the Holy Week

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